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NEw Ipswich: Two will vie for Lawrence’s seat

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NEW IPSWICH — George Lawrence remembers the early days of his Select Board tenure. Before the town had a zoning code. Before computers were part of the everyday business of the town and everything was written by hand. When residents would bring dead porcupines to Select Board meetings to collect the town’s bounty on them. Lawrence has been a staple …

Antrim: Two-day event slated to identify town needs

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Antrim’s future is in the hands of its residents. Together with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension, Antrim residents have begun a process to …

Peterborough: Rec department sees revenue dip

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — The Recreation Department expects to collect about $50,000 less revenue next fiscal year, as the population in town continues to age. “There are …

Police logs: New Ipswich:

Monday, February 8, 2016

New Ipswich Friday, Jan. 22 Safe School report: At 11:22 a.m., Mascenic Regional High School reported that a student stole an item from a teacher’s book bag. The student received a three-day suspension. Safe School report: At 11:50 p.m., Highbridge Hill Elementary School reported that a student had …

Police logs: Antrim — Feb. 9, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Antrim Tuesday, Jan. 26 Accident: At 2:40 p.m., a 2012 Ford Explorer driven by Hollis Wilson, 47, of Francestown hit a dog on Main Street. When police arrived, Wilson’s vehicle was parked and the dog had been laid beside the street and was apparently deceased. The dog’s owner …

Police Logs: Mason - Feb. 9, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Mason Wednesday, Jan. 27 Shots fired: At 4:46 p.m., police responded to a report of gunshots on Greenville Road. Police did not find anything of concern. Friday, Jan. 29 Criminal mischief: At 4:43 p.m. police received a report of criminal mischief on Starch Mill Road. Police are investigating. …

Police Log: Peterborough — Feb. 9, 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Peterborough Friday, Jan. 29 Beep: A resident of Grove Street said the driver of a white car honked their horn at him at 10:17 a.m., but could not provide Sgt. Vint Boggis with more information. The resident wanted police to find the driver and speak to him. Driver …

Peterborough: Medical pot plant size slows process

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

PETERBOROUGH — Registration for the company certified to grow medical marijuana here has been delayed as the firm prepares its facility, which is more than twice the size of any other in the state, said its CEO. “Our facility is the largest by far in the state,” said …

Mason: New police officers are a match

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

MASON — “We’re the two oldest rookies you’ll ever meet,” declares Patrol Officer Mark Hager of Mason. Hager, along with his shift partner Rich Fortin, are the newest additions to the Police Department, filling the Saturday day shift. …

Greenville / Temple: On-call positions suggested to cover police gap

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — How much police coverage do the towns of Temple and Greenville need? The current budget funds four full-time and four part-time officers, with state police covering overnights and gaps in coverage. Souhegan Valley Ambulance Director Darel …

Temple: Town refuses to endorse school district budget

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TEMPLE — The Select Board voted against endorsing the ConVal School District budget. The increase in ConVal’s budget this year is minimal, only about $55,000 more than the current $42.9 million budget. But with ConVal expecting to lose …

Hancock: Police staff gets summer boost

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

HANCOCK — The Select Board Monday authorized a part-time police officer to come on full-time this summer to relieve the short-staffed department. The board allowed Chief Andrew Wood to extend an offer to Shane “Joey” Sweeney on the …

Peterborough: Two-car accident

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

A 2010 Ford Escape sits on a snowbank after it collided with a 2013 Hyundai Elantra on Jaffrey Road near Agway Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the Hyundai, Jessica Anderson, 40, of Peterborough, was brought by ambulance to …